New World Reds Case
Your New World Reds Case includes two bottles each of
From southeastern Australia’s Riverina region comes 2015 Boondaree Shiraz. This full-bodied red is a dense crimson in the glass, catching the eye with youthful purple hues. The bouquet offers aromas of ripe cherry and plum entwined with earthy hints of dark chocolate and spicy oak. The dark chocolate continues to the palate, where it is joined by spicy berry fruit and a subtle tannin finish. 2015 Boondaree Shiraz is terrific with foods with big, bold flavors. Open a bottle next time you’re having barbecue or a burger.
Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon
This 2013 Vintage Cabernet is a light red with flavors of cherry, raspberry and cinnamon, and a medium finish. Enjoy this versatile wine on any occasion, whether you’re ordering in from your neighborhood pizza joint or grilling with lots of friends.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Toast of the Coast 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Big Cirrus Single Vineyard Estate Syrah
The Maule Valley in central Chile is gaining a reputation as the place for Syrah grapes, as their noble wines grown in demand and popularity. Enjoy fruit flavors of blueberry and blackberry, with hints of pepper, violets, clove and vanilla with every sip of this beautiful Reserva wine.
James and Bell Zinfandel
This unpretentious, understated and easy-drinking red wine captured our attention immediately. Its aromas focus on sweet berry and licorice, while gentle tannins let the delicate fruit flavors shine through.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
While Malbec originated in Cahors, France, its new home is Mendoza, Argentina, where the dark grapes have been flourishing since the 19th century. 2015 Pico Malbec hails from Mendoza, but is made in the robust, full-bodied style of its French relatives, with notes of blackberry and herbs, and a smoky overlay that makes it a great pairing for grilled meat.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Cachil Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva
Chile’s Colchagua Valley is known for gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon, like this reserve offering from Cachil. Cachil Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon boasts beautiful flavors of currants, raspberry and cassis with hints of cocoa. It’s enjoyably lighter than the average cabernet, with a medium body and smooth finish. Taste this excellent red and you’ll understand why Colchagua Valley was named Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016